Patriarch Kirill attends reception by Moscow Mayor on occasion of millennium of St Vladimir’s demise28. July 2015 - 7:48
In the evening of July 26, 2015, after the Russian Field concert, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia attended the reception given by the Moscow mayor at the Catherine the Great Hall of the Grand Palace in Tsaritsyno.
Moscow Mayor S. Sobyanin welcomed the guest to the hall.
Present at the reception were representatives of the following Local Orthodox Churches:
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin take part in 4th Interregional Festival of Slavic Art “Russian Field”28. July 2015 - 7:46
On 26 July 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia attended the 4th Interregional Festival of Slavic Art “Russian Field,” organized at the Tsaritsyno Palace and Park Ensemble in Moscow.
This year the Festival is dedicated to the millennium of the demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles.
In Tsaritsyno, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church was met by the Mayor of Moscow, Mr. Sergei Sobyanin.
The millennium of the demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles is widely celebrated in Russia as a church-state occasion. The most important events of the jubilee year will take place in the capital from July 26 to 28, 2015.
On July 26, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia visited the Moscow Diocesan House in Likhov Pereulok. The restoration of the historic compound was carried out as part of the Presidential program of celebrations devoted to the millennium of the demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir.
On July 17-18, 2015, the feast day of the Martyrs of Alapaevsk, the convent of Holy Grand Duchess Elizabeth in Munich, Germany, marked its 10th anniversary. St Elizabeth Skete, located in the picturesque village of Buchendorf, near the Bavarian capital, drew a multitude of clergymen and pilgrims. Both all-night vigil and Divine Liturgy were headed by His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany, who is the spiritual father of the convent.
Pristina aims to become a member of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) while its government is simultaneously depriving the Serbian Orthodox Church’s (SPC) monastery, the 14th century-old Visoki Decani, of its right to property, the Frankfurt-based Serbian language daily Frankfurtske Vesti said on Thursday.
The court order the daily had an insight into, states that over 23 ha of land in the allegedly law-protected special zone has been confiscated from the monastery Visoki Decani.